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This Manual Handling training course is designed for all personnel who carry any objects as part of their working role.

The course contains definitions, principles of accident prevention, and types of injuries that you can receive due to incorrect manual handling. In addition to that we will be looking at, Health & Safety Law, basic anatomy and top heavy lifting. Factors which contribute to safer handling and good base movement. This Manual Handling training course can be delivered as a half or full day session dependent upon the level of prior knowledge, aims and objectives.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Introduction & Legislation
  • The impact of back injury
  • The laws relating to manual handling
  • The concept of risk assessment and its basis in law
  • The anatomy, injuries and the spine
  • Principles of lifting and the importance of good posture
  • Handling equipment and its use
  • Recommended emergency techniques
  • Problem solving practical exercises
  • Practical

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day –  1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2½ hours (approximately)

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.